Canada-France Agreement — Museums Assistance Program

The Canada-France Agreement component of the Museums Assistance Program (MAP) –provides funding for joint missions between French and Canadian heritage organizations, to create ties and enhance competencies of museum professionals.

Partnerships may relate to research on development and diversification of audiences. Projects that further the development of official language minority communities are given a priority for funding support.

Who can apply

Applicants must meet the criteria in one of the following two categories:

  1. Incorporated non-profit Canadian museumsFootnote 1 which:
    • provide services to the public year-round;
    • employ the equivalent of one full-time paid professional staff;
    • have policies for key museum functions; and
    • have a current three to five-year strategic/business plan.

OR

  1. Museums associations and incorporated non-profit Canadian service organizations whose membership relates to the museum sector which:
    • provide services to the public year-round;
    • employ the equivalent of one full-time paid professional staff;
    • have a current three to five-year strategic/business plan.

How to apply

Applicants are required to:

Application deadline

The next application deadline is August 31, 2022.

Contact us

For further information, please contact the nearest regional office of the Department of Canadian Heritage.

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Department of Canadian Heritage
Museums Assistance Program
25 Eddy Street, 9th Floor (25-9-N)
Gatineau, Quebec  K1A 0M5

Email
map-pam@pch.gc.ca
Telephone
819-997-0055
1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)
TTY
1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

Agents are available to answer your questions Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (ET).

Regional offices of the Department of Canadian Heritage

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